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Snowdonia walking festival gets underway

Posted 13 October 2010
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Snowdonia walking festival gets underway
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The Snowdonia walking festival got underway today (October 13th), offering those using Ordnance Survey maps and putting on their fleeces the chance to enjoy a range of walks.

Headquartered in Betws Y Coed, the event offers low level and high level walks, with the latter including some of the loftiest mountains in Wales.

Snowdon itself is to be the desination of one of the walks, with an 11 mile trek starting at Pen-Y-Pass and described as "rocky and exposed in sections".

Such a description would apply to Crib Goch, a very narrow ridge requiring a scramble to get up it and a good head for heights.

Those ascending Snowdon via this route will then pass up and over the second highest summit in Wales, Crib Y Ddysgl at 3,495 ft, before following the Snowdon Mountain Railway track to the top.

After reaching the top, it descends via the Watkin Path to Nant Gwynant.

Other ways up the mountain from Pen-Y-Pass include the Pyg Track and the Miner's Path.

Posted by Brandon Egley